UK brands Assange ruling 'ridiculous'
The UK foreign secretary brands as "ridiculous" a UN panel's ruling that Julian Assange be allowed to go free, but the Wikileaks founder demands the decision be respected.
Al-Shabab 'retakes' key Somali port
Islamist militant group al-Shabab retakes Somalia's port city of Merca according to residents, while the African Union forces insist they still have control of the town
Security ramped up for Super Bowl 50
Security is tight as Santa Clara prepares to host the Super Bowl on Sunday, and protests continue over the plight of homeless residents in nearby San Francisco.
Spain government talks deadlocked
Spain's Socialist party rejects a request from the anti-austerity Podemos party for exclusive talks, leaving negotiations over a new government at a deadlock.